The best dental implants available in San Jose
San Jose is a beautiful and thriving city; home to hundreds of thousands of people. Among these are many individuals who would benefit from an improvement in their smiles. To a human being, a smile is a form of non-verbal communication. With our smiles, we can encourage, convey shyness or nervousness, and impart importance to another person or event.
When someone loses a tooth, whether, through tooth extraction or accident, It leaves a gaping hole in the location of the tooth. There are many severe implications to this empty space. Other than the obvious cosmetic issue, the empty space tends to get filled by the movement of the adjacent teeth. As these adjacent teeth move, the entire smile is compromised.
It doesn’t have to be that way. Tooth loss can be reversed with the use of dental implants and crowns, and it takes a skilled and experienced dentist to perform the procedure.
A dental implant is essentially a titanium root replacement. Titanium is used for the implant because it is one of the earth’s strongest metals, and it happens to be biocompatible. Biocompatible means that the human body recognizes it as a natural material, don’t reject it, and will actually integrate it into the body.
During the dental implant process, The dentist will drill into the jaw to create a space for the titanium implant. and the implants are screwed directly into the bone. After a period of 6 weeks, to allow for osseointegration (the bone to grow around the implant), a dental crown is permanently attached to the implant.
If a patient has experienced the loss of more than one tooth, multiple dental implants can be used. In addition, Dr. Munira can implant a series of dental implants as a permanent foundation for dentures, which can be clipped into place easily and painlessly. Dental implants are the perfect foundation for dentures because the implants never slip, gaps between the dentures and the gums become non-existent, and the need for messy denture creams disappears.
Dental implants have come a long way since their inception nearly 50 years ago, and Dr. Munira has spent several years performing dental implant procedures on hundreds of patients.
Dr. Munira Lokhandwala isn’t just the best dentist in the area; she offers the best services in the city. To learn more about how to get the best dental implants in San Jose, call now to schedule an appointment.
Don’t let your smile suffer when it can shine.
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